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Business Administration/Finance Apprenticeship Level 3 Sir Thomas Wharton Academy

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work with the Maltby Learning Trust establish in 2014, to support the Directors of Finance and the Trust Finance Team to provide support to all central Trust and individual Academy staff. You will get the chance to work with and learn from highly qualified and very supportive staff as part of the team

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Closing date: 09 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Following a successful 6 months probation period wage will increase to national minimum for age.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    8.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday , term time only (possibility of fulltime instead of term time, to be discussed at interview)

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To build and maintain effective professional relationships with relevant external stakeholders and service user groups.

·To provide reports and updates to Leaders in relation to area of responsibility.

·To set clear standards for and expectations of communication with parents and other key stakeholders ensuring follow up is timely, effective and appropriate.

·To work collaboratively with others to deliver added value to the Academy and Trust.

·To understand the changing community and ensure stakeholder satisfaction.

This list is not an exhaustive. 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprentice will complete the following training:

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship

How to manage stakeholders
Relevant laws and regulations
Financial processes such as accounting, payroll, & managing budgets
How to manage change
Project management
Factors that affect organisations, including political, economic, social
IT packages
Record & document production
Interpersonal skills
Coaching others
Effective communications
Quality procedures

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The administration role may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as management or senior support roles.  
Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Business Administration or apply for job roles including:  
• Administration Officer / Executive 
• Administration Team Leader / Office Supervisor 
• Personal Assistant 
• Secretary  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Functional Skills Math's & English (Grade Level 2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math's & English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

This post will include an initial induction and training for 2 weeks at the MLT main office in the Linx building on Lilly Hall road in Maltby, you will also be invited to this building for 2 weekly updates & briefings with the central team

About the employer

Welcome to Sir Thomas Wharton Academy! We are a rapidly improving secondary Academy of over 1000 students with a thriving and growing collaborative Post 16 provision. We pride ourselves on the aspirational, supportive and caring community we have here, and we are very fortunate to be housed in a new building with state of the art facilities.


Sir Thomas Wharton Academy


Tait Avenue



DN12 1HH

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Training provider



Shirley Kay

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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